Bringing the reality of war home to us: a photojournalist’s noble endeavour & occasional poignant sacrifice

Lists of journalists killed in war zones (care of Committee to Protect Journalists) in 2015: 43 killed so far:  https://cpj.org/killed/2015/
in 2014: 63 over 1 year:  https://www.cpj.org/killed/2014/
in 2013: 71 over 1 year:  https://cpj.org/killed/2013/
during the Vietnam War: 63 over 20 years: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_journalists_killed_and_missing_in_the_Vietnam_War 

Larry Burrows Dropping of troops, Mekong Delta, 1962

Larry Burrows Reaching Out, Operation Prairie, Nui Cay Tri, 1966

Larry Burrows Yankee Papa 13, 1965

Larry burrows Relief of Khe Sanh, 1968

Wayne Holien (PFC - Marine copter gunner in Vietnam)

Larry Burrows Recovering body under fire, Op. Prairie, 1966

All shots above taken by Larry Burrows (1926-1971) during the Vietnam War. (He was killed with fellow photojournalists Henri Huet, Kent Potter and Keisaburo Shimamoto, when their helicopter was shot down over Laos) / Below are 3 photographs that raised the public from its slumbers /

Image result for A Buddhist Monk protesting against the pro-Catholic Diem regime, Saigon, Vietnam, 1963 by Malcolm Browne

A Buddhist Monk protesting against the pro-Catholic Diem regime, Saigon, Vietnam, 1963 by Malcolm Browne (1931-2012) /

A girl, Kim Phuc, running down the road naked after being hit with napalm in Vietnam, 1972, by Nick Ut  (1951- ) /

Saigon police chief General Nguyen Ngoc Loan shooting a Viet Cong suspect point blank in the head, 1968, by Eddie Adams (1933-2004)

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